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MAYOR OLOWA INAUGURATES REVENUE COMMITTEE.

The place of Revenue Generation in Administrative Development cannot be overemphasized. It plays a major role in the provision of amenities in addition to the Federal allocation.
It is on the above premise that the Leadership of Ibeju-Lekki Local Government under her vibrant Council Chairman, Hon. (Engr.) Abdullahi Sesan Olowa on Thursday 16th June, 2022 inaugurated a five (5) member Revenue Committee to manage the collection of Rates and Levies of the Council.
This is to compliment the previous measures to improve the Internally Generated Revenue of the Council Area.
In the Executive Chairman’s address, ably represented by the Secretary to the Local Government, Hon. Adewale Adebanjo,
Hon. Olowa admonished the Committee to work assiduously as well as share the dream of the present Administration to boost the Council’s IGR.
“I am appealing to every member of this committee to see this as an opportunity to serve the people but not as a means to an end. Note that we are all in this together to fulfil the dream of Ibeju-Lekki being the face of the new Lagos.”
The Council Chairman further stated that, it is when there is additional finances to run the Government that the grassroot can perform maximally to the expectations of the Electorates.
In his response, the Chairman of the newly Inaugurated Committee, Hon. Ajina Kabir Adeshina, appreciated the Hon. Olowa led Administration on behalf of other members for the opportunity given to turn around the financial stance of the Council using his expertise as a financial guru and that of others to change the Local Government’s economic story for good.
Other Committee Members include, Hon. Shafari Saheed Adeleke (Vice Chairman) who was the Chief of Staff(COS) to the past Executive Chairman, Engr. (Mrs.) Olubunmi Akitoye (Council Manager), Mr. Sunday Onabanjo (Council Treasurer), Barr. Aboaba Olaronke (Legal Adviser).
Also present at the occasion were members of the Executive Council who congratulated the Revenue Committee Members as well as encourage them to serve in the interest of the people and growth of Ibeju-Lekki.

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